Dental Assistant Jobs in Forest Hills, NY

Aid dentist as required, especially in areas such as direct patient care, office duties, and preparing materials for treatments. Dental assistants are typically responsible for directly supporting dentists to ensure that procedures run smoothly. They manage equipment such as suction hoses to keep the patient’s mouth dry and workable during treatment, sterilize instruments, and develop X-rays/perform other lab tasks under dentist oversight. Additionally, they coordinate with clients to deliver information on effective hygiene techniques, schedule appointments, and arrange billing/payment. Because many of their tasks involve interaction with dentists and patients, they need to have strong interpersonal skills.

Depending on state regulations, dental assistants may perform coronal polishing to eliminate soft deposits, protect teeth from cavities with sealant or fluoride, and/or prepare patients for procedures by applying topical anesthetic. Some are also expected to prepare materials for temporary crowns and casts of teeth.

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Tenafly, NJ (14 miles from Forest Hills, NY)
We are looking for a SUPERSTAR Dental Assistant that is comfortable with technology, happy, outgoing, smiley, friendly and with great energy....
2 days ago
Ridgewood, NJ (22 miles from Forest Hills, NY)
Looking for a dental assistant to join our dental team, part-time or full-time. Our practice has been in town for over 50 years....
15 hours ago
Prosthodontic Office - North Arlington, NJ (15 miles from Forest Hills, NY)
We have a position open for a Registered Dental Assistant Full-time (4 days a week) Do you like to learn, be appreciated and challenged?...
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2 days ago Prosthodontic Office
Concerned Dental Care - Yonkers, NY (16 miles from Forest Hills, NY)
Dental Assistant - Full Time Immediate Opening Concerned Dental Care Yonkers, NY Full-Time Apply on company site Create Job Alert....
2 days ago
Glendale, NY (2 miles from Forest Hills, NY)
Full time dental assistant needed for a general dental office in Glendale Queens. Must take digital xrays!! Must speak English! Immediate start! Mon tues Wednesday Thursday 9-7....
1 day ago
Edgewater, NJ (9 miles from Forest Hills, NY)
Boutique dental office looking for a part time dental assistant. Please email resume or contact Info....
1 day ago
Brooklyn, NY (8 miles from Forest Hills, NY)
Looking for a full time dental assistant to join this modern well established dental office team. Candidate must have a minimum of 2 years experience working as a dental assistant....
14 hours ago
New York, NY (8 miles from Forest Hills, NY)
Multi-specialty dental office is looking for FT/PT dental assistant with experience Must have at least 1 year of past experience as a dental assistant Must be proficient in taking digital x-rays, impressions...
16 hours ago
Brooklyn, NY (8 miles from Forest Hills, NY)
Looking for a full-time Dental Assistant to work at our modern dental office....
1 day ago
dntl bar - New York, NY (8 miles from Forest Hills, NY)
The role The Dental Assistant (DA) is a key member of the dntl bar team, assisting providers with basic customer care and procedures....
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Brooklyn, NY (8 miles from Forest Hills, NY)
High quality, patient focused dental office seeks an experienced team player with a positive attitude and solid people skills for our full time (approx. 32-34 hours) Dental assistant position....
3 days ago
West Orange, NJ (22 miles from Forest Hills, NY)
We're currently hiring Dental Hygienists & Dental Assistants with at least 2 years of dental experience....
3 days ago
Midwest Dental - Carteret, NJ (22 miles from Forest Hills, NY)
Mondovi Dental dentists, hygienists and dental assistants serve the dental care needs of patients in 17 states. Do you thrive on giving exceptional patient service?...
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2 days ago Midwest Dental
Massapequa, NY (20 miles from Forest Hills, NY)
Full time experienced Dental Assistant for busy general Massapequa office. Benefits, 401 k available. Immediate start. Call ......
1 day ago
Brooklyn, NY (8 miles from Forest Hills, NY)
Modern Practice Seeks Energetic Dental Assistant! Moshman Dental is an established, state-of-the-art, general dentistry practice in Brooklyn Heights....
2 days ago

Demographic Data for Forest Hills, NY

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Dental Assistant Online Courses and Training Opportunities

Introduction to Dental Medicine
The mouth is the window into human health. This course provides an overview of dental medicine to engage, educate, excite and assist you in improving the oral health of your patients and members...

Clinical Dental Assistant

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Administrative Dental Assistant

As an Administrative Dental Assistant, you will perform as a professional dental staff member and work on behalf of the patient as well as the dentist. This exciting Administrative Dental...

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Salary for Dental Assistant Jobs in Forest Hills, NY

This is the average annual salary for Dental Assistant jobs in Forest Hills, NY as reported by the BLS.


Highest Education Level

Dental Assistants in Forest Hills, NY offer the following education background
  • Vocational or Certification (29.4%)
  • High School or GED (27.6%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (16.9%)
  • Associate's Degree (15.4%)
  • Doctorate Degree (4.1%)
  • Some College (3.3%)
  • Master's Degree (2.1%)
  • Some High School (1.2%)

Average Work Experience

Here's a breakdown of the number of years' experience offered by Dental Assistants in Forest Hills, NY
  • Less than 1 year (60.4%)
  • 1-2 years (28.4%)
  • None (11.2%)

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